|Nida Colony Residents May 2012|
|Wednesday, 09 May 2012 21:57|
The Nida Art Colony recently welcomed 4 new residents. Pawel Mendrek(PL), Helen Acosta Iglesias(SP/DE), Carolina Aponte(CAN), and Judit Hettema(NL) will be joining our resident from February, Juha Pekka Matias Laakkonen (FIN).
Pawel Mendrek(PL) is an interdisciplinary artist from Poland working in collage, video and installation, among others. He works in collaboration with his wife Ewa Mendrek. They will be working with the students and their professional practice while at NAC. for more information please visit : http://ww.mendrek.eu
Helen Acosta Iglesias(SP/DE) is based in Berlin. Her works braid together the themes of irony, belief and daily life. In some works one of these themes may be more prominent than others, but all three themes are always present. For more information please visit : http://helenacosta.de/
Carolia Aponte(CAN) is an interdisciplinary textile artist based in Montreal. Her projects explore the body, feminism and space through fabric and thread. Her works range from organic forms to room sized installations. She will be working with Lithuanian legends as part of her stay at the Nida Art Colony
Judit Hettema(NL) is an artist based in the Netherlands. Her photographic and video works are spactial explorations that evoke the experience of space rather than documentary representation of space. Often her works are very visceral, bringing about a physical reaction from the viewer. For more information please visit : http://www.judit.nl/